Mom on a picnic in a rocky meadow.
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Pioneer rock harvesting

Here is my mother, taking a short lunch break from gathering rocks in the desolate rock fields of Western Washington. I hope she had some…

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The old Everett family house in Kent
Posted in Back in My Day Friends and Kin

You can’t go home again

I was looking at the house I grew up in on Google Maps, and I noticed something that kind of made me sad. That tan…

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The dog on a can of cut-rate dog food
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Wet dog blues

Poor Cody looks so pathetic, especially when he is dripping wet. And I still have to carefully hand-pluck those little burr things out of his…

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Dad in easy chair
Posted in Back in My Day Friends and Kin

We’ll see.

It is father’s day again, but I don’t even have a recliner, I have to envy my dad’s. I will probably get a “World’s Greatest…

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Everett family on couch
Posted in Back in My Day Friends and Kin

Waiting for technological advances

Here’s me and my siblings sitting on the couch, waiting for video games and cellphones to be invented, or at least Pong. The reason I…

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AGENT MAIZE is on the job.

Due to a rash of footwear theft, AGENT MAIZE has been assigned to watch over mom’s sneakers. FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION.

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Shop around for dog meds!

I got an old fat mutt at the animal shelter, took him to the vet because he had lots of bumps all over, and clearly…

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Dog on the lanai
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Vintage K9

We found this old guy at the animal shelter, looking kinda pathetic because of allergies, according to our vet. We got some pills and eyedrops…

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Daughters and Minions are always trouble.
Posted in Friends and Kin Mildly Interesting

Minions need to pay attention

I was getting a picture of Daphne with this minion, trying to get a better shot. Should have put it in video, the Minion has…

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Everett Family 1967
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Have yourself a surly little Christmas

From Christmas Day 1967, me in the yellow shirt, with some of my sisters.

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